{Hershey, PA} 3 Things NOT to do while visiting Hershey.

{Hershey, PA} 3 Things NOT to do while visiting Hershey.

3 Things NOT to do in Hershey, PA Last week I attended a conference at Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA. I will be summarizing some of the conference in a different post. But I also wanted to use the opportunity to do a mini-review of some of what we visited while we were there. Here…

Visit the Grand Canyon with Kids for your Best Trip Ever!  incl. Bryce | Zion National Park

Visit the Grand Canyon with Kids for your Best Trip Ever! incl. Bryce | Zion National Park

Best National Parks for Kids This past summer we spent two weeks out west in Colorado, Utah, and Page, Arizona visiting some of the National Parks and other interesting places so I thought I would share some tips for traveling. This is actually our second trip out there in three years. Our list of places…

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Playgrounds | Pennsylvania | Delaware | NJ

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Playgrounds | Pennsylvania | Delaware | NJ

Indoor Playgrounds I don’t know about you, but when we’re stuck inside, I start to go a little stir crazy myself. And so do the kids. Experts say that kids are supposed to get 60 minutes of physical activity every day. In winter with sub-zero temperatures and so much rain, shorter days…60 minutes is hard!…

{Longwood Gardens} Best Time to Visit + 7 other Secrets to Know Before you Go.

{Longwood Gardens} Best Time to Visit + 7 other Secrets to Know Before you Go.

Visiting Longwood Gardens I was recently invited to become a Star Blogger for Longwood Gardens. Not only do I just love Longwood Gardens, but my little guy is now at an age where it will be fun for us to attend as a family. A few Thursdays ago, I went to a special evening just…

Pine Ridge Dude Ranch in Upstate NY–yep, closing for good.

Pine Ridge Dude Ranch in Upstate NY–yep, closing for good.

Family Dude Ranches in Upstate NY Please note: In March of 2022, Pine Ridge Dude Ranch announced that they are closing the facility. I’m sorry that they couldn’t survive the pandemic, then high gas prices (likely leading to fewer road trips from families). Per their Instagram post, they will be open thru Memorial Day weekend….

10 Tips for the Atlantic City Airshow You Should Know.

10 Tips for the Atlantic City Airshow You Should Know.

Should you go the Atlantic City Airshow? In a word, absolutely! We just got back from our 3rd or 4th time attending the Atlantic City Airshow (2019) and I am already counting down the days until next year. This year, we did something different. We attended the Atlantic City Airshow practice instead of the airshow….

List of {Sensory-Friendly} Tips for Taking Kids to NYC.

List of {Sensory-Friendly} Tips for Taking Kids to NYC.

Things to do in NYC with kids. I am in love with New York City. And fortunate to live only 100 miles from it. I understand why some find it intimidating. However, turn intimidating into exciting, and make a plan to take the kids. NYC is a wonderful city with so much to do. There’s…

{Washington, DC with Kids} 5 Travel Secrets to have your best trip ever!

{Washington, DC with Kids} 5 Travel Secrets to have your best trip ever!

Washington, DC with Kids I love Washington, DC. I am fortunate to live close enough to do it as a day trip (albeit a long day!) if I want to. But I prefer to stay overnight if we can. There is so much to do and see there. Now having taken my kids down there…